Top 50 DJs 20-11

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    • 20. John Course - VIC

    • It’s a tough gig trying to condense John Course’s illustrious career into a few lines, but here we go. Course heads up the Vicious record label with Andy Van, and he recently mixed ‘Vicious Cuts 2009’ with Ian Carey. Not to be outdone, he’s also continued to fly the Electro Funk Lovers flag with Mr Timothy. [All About]
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    • 19. MaRLo - VIC

    • A new entry into the chart, it’s safe to say that this Dutch born, Australian raised DJ is probably the only person in the poll’s history who can lay claim to producing music for Cirque du Soleil. His skills in everything trance and progressive have also seen him releasing music on Armin van Buuren’s label Armada. [All About]
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    • 18. Kid Kenobi - NSW

    • You’d be hard pressed to find a dance fan who hasn’t come across the Kid in their musical journeys. But, just in case, Kenobi has recently extended his musical reaches to collaborate with his brother as Two Fresh, and also launched his own label Klub Kids in 2009. [Interview]
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    • 17. Micah - WA

    • Perth’s breakbeat darling Micah has moved up six places this year, adding the title to a staggering list of awards amassed throughout his career. In addition to the #1 DJ in WA accolade, Micah has also been named Best Breaks DJ at the Perth Dance Music Awards from 2003 to 2008. [All About]
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    • 16. Archie - NSW

    • Known for his tough trance style, Archie has been a driving force behind several ‘Central Energy’ compilations over the years, and he’s also a regular face on the main floor at Sydney’s biggest weekly dance event Sublime. [Interview]
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    • 15. Nik Fish - NSW

    • A champion of all that is dark, Nik Fish continued his pursuit of hardstyle domination in 2009 as a resident at Sublime in Sydney, and also heading up his own label, Kombat Records. [Interview]
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    • 14. Chardy - VIC

    • Chardy is no stranger to the Melbourne house scene, having begun his career in the late 90s. He’s clocked up many hours on deck over the years, playing Summadayze, Stereosonic, We Love Sounds and Future Music Festival. [DJ Mix]
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    • 13. Trent McDermott - VIC

    • Melbourne Trance identity Trent McDermott is a new face in the poll, but he’s certainly not a new name to dance fans nationwide, having supported names like Paul van Dyk and Carl Cox, and even opening for Tiesto on his sell-out ‘Elements of Life’ tour. [DJ Mix]
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    • 12. Dirty South - VIC

    • When you find yourself producing alongside Axwell it’s pretty safe to say that you’re doing pretty well for yourself. Dirty South continues his ascent on the global scene in 2009, and he clearly shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. [Album Review]
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    • 11. Bag Raiders - NSW

    • Following the riotous success of their single ‘Shooting Stars’, it seems to be a case of life imitating art for the Bag Raiders in 2009. They’ve been signed to the Modular label and toured heavily across the US and South America. [Video]